December 2011 Safety Labeling Change

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The MedWatch December 2011 Safety Labeling Changes posting includes 40 products with safety labeling changes to the following sections: BOXED WARNINGS, CONTRAINDICATIONS, WARNINGS, PRECAUTIONS, ADVERSE REACTIONS and PATIENT PACKAGE INSERT.

The “Summary Page” provides a listing of drug names and safety labeling sections revised:

http://www.fda.gov/Safety/MedWatch/SafetyInformation/Safety-RelatedDrugLabelingChanges/ucm284231.htm

The following drugs had modifications to the BOXED WARNINGS, CONTRAINDICATIONS and WARNINGS sections:   

Multaq (dronedarone hydrochloride) tablets
Dilantin-125 (phenytoin) Oral Suspension
Norvir (ritonavir) Soft Gel Capsules, Oral Solution and Tablets
Relenza (zanamivir) inhalation powder
Tyzeka (telbivudine) tablets and oral solution
Capoten (captopril) Tablets   
Danocrine brand of Danazol capsules
Desferal (deferoxamine mesylate) for injection
Edarbi (azilsartan medoxomil) Tablets
Eloxatin (oxaliplatin)  for intravenous use
Heparin Sodium Injection
Isentress (raltegravir) scored, chewable tablets, film-coated tablet
Keppra (levetiracetam) Tablets and oral solution   
Onglyza (saxagliptin) tablets
Ovide (malathion) 0.5% lotion1  
PegIntron (Peginterferon alfa-2b) Injection, Powder for Solution for Subcutaneous Use
Plavix (clopidogrel bisulfate) tablets
Remeron (mirtazapine) tablets and RemeronSolTab (mirtazapine) Orally Disintegrating    
Zegerid (omeprazole/sodium bicarbonate) powder for oral suspension and capsules

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